Microsoft adds iCloud support to Office for iOS




Microsoft Tuesday iCloud support added to Office for iOS. Thus users of the mobile office apps can now open documents, edit and save in Apple’s online storage service. Previously, Microsoft added though Dropbox support features.

Thanks to the update iPhone and iPad users can now select files in iCloud and open for example Word , Excel or Powerpoint . This means that they are not obliged to use Microsoft’s competing service OneDrive. Microsoft says furthermore that iCloud support will also be rolled out to Windows 10 and the Office for Android Apps.

Microsoft also announced Monday that it allows outside companies to integrate Office Online in their cloud services. This means that Office Documents in which applications are to open and edit. Services such as Box, Citrix, Microsoft and Salesforce work according to all such possibilities.

Supporting iCloud follows after Microsoft late last year clearly made ​​to Dropbox will integrate with Office, in addition to his own OneDrive service. In exchange for that Dropbox said precisely to integrate Office in its mobile apps. Such cooperation immediately stood out, because Microsoft and Dropbox competitors in the area of ​​file storage.


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